On the Hop: how we network our blogs

It’s time for another Blog Hop.  I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend!  I am personally mourning the end of summer, even though fall is a beautiful season.  At least I have football to compensate for having to pull  jeans and jackets out of my closet.  So, on to our topic for discussion, which is…

Franzen’s Freedom: Great American Novel or Overhyped?

I wouldn’t normally post about a book I haven’t read, but Jonathan Franzen’s new book Freedom has gotten so much press, and generated so many interesting discussions, I couldn’t resist. A quick recap of some of the events surrounding this book: President Obama is seen purchasing the book on his vacation several days before it’s…

BBAW: Unexpected Treasures

Today’s blog topic for Book Blogger Appreciation Week is this: what books have you tried because of the influence of other book bloggers? There are quite a few books in my queue because of reviews from other bloggers.  Here are a few things I’ve read recently: Classics —  I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how many…

It’s Book Blogger Appreciation Week!

This week is Book Blogger Appreciation Week! BBAW celebrates the community of book bloggers — its theme this year is A Treasure Chest of Infinite Books and Infinite Blogs, because we find so many interesting new books to read through book blogs.  That has certainly been true for me.  This virtual event includes daily blogging…


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